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    • Becca
      CommentAuthorBecca
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Jan 16th 2015
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    So i bought a brand new dress - maggie sotterro sabelle - before i found out i was pregnant, i was a 10-12, the dress is a size 14 because i have quite a large rounded bum! this dress was £1100
    when i was pregnant i got so big at 4 months that i ended up in maternity clothes, unfortunately on the 4th month the baby died and i had to be operated on. its been almost 6 weeks, this week my partner has told me that i look as if I've lost a large amount of weight, i go to try my dress on to make sure and its hanging off me, not only that i appear to losing weight very quickly and I'm worried that i am not going to to be able to fit into this beautiful dress that took me forever to find!
    should i look at possibly getting a new dress or try and find a good seamstress to see if she can get the dress to fit me again?
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    • CatherineR
      CommentAuthorCatherineR
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Jan 16th 2015
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    Dresses can normally be altered up to 3 sizes generally but maybe hold off for a couple months? Your body will still be reacting to the loss and surgery at this stage xx

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    • WelshBrideBethan2015
      CommentAuthorWelshBrideBethan2015
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    • ElizabethF49
      CommentAuthorElizabethF49
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Jan 16th 2015
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    Huge big hugs on your baby loss

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    • leasa
      CommentAuthorleasa
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Jan 16th 2015
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    big HÛGŠ

    It's early days yet, your body will take a little while to adjust.
    Try it in a month or two, you might change again and this will still give you enough time to decide if it can be altered or a new dress is needed.

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    • Becca
      CommentAuthorBecca
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Jan 16th 2015
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    thank you :) - I'm still adjusting to the surgery mentally, I'm trying to focus on this wedding to keep my mind form everything else, i love this dress i hope it'll be alright by december, i will find a good seamstress in my area :) xxx big hugs back!
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    • CatherineR
      CommentAuthorCatherineR
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Jan 16th 2015
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    I think that's the right thing - see how you feel and if you really hate it, look into alternatives! Let your body and you calm and relax because it's a traumatic experience to have gone through so your body will need time :) lots of hugs to you xxx

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    • AprilS61
      CommentAuthorAprilS61
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Jan 16th 2015
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    I agree with the girls. Give your body chance to recover and take it from there. But as mentioned, you can get a lot taken in. My dress is massive on me but it will be altered to size.

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    • InDreamland
      CommentAuthorInDreamland
      Got married 7 years ago
      Posted: Jan 16th 2015
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    Sorry about your loss.

    In relation to your dress, I'd check with a dress maker whether it can be altered to fit you if you don't gain weight in the next 7 or 8 months.

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    • DonnaH39
      CommentAuthorDonnaH39
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Jan 17th 2015
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    I am so sorry for you loss *hugs*

    I agree with everyone else on the dress, wait a few months and see how your body changes, because you will still be settling down from the surgery. Then take the dress to a seamstress and ask if they can take it in.




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    • clairenina
      CommentAuthorclairenina
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Jan 17th 2015
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    I'm so sorry for the loss of your baby. I agree wholeheartedly with April. The most important thing right now, is that your body has chance to recover, and has everything it needs. Most dresses are very adjustable, so don't worry. Be healthy x
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    • Becca
      CommentAuthorBecca
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Jan 17th 2015
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    Thank you ladies! I've contacted the dress shop and they are quite confident that the dress could be taken in a few sizes which I'm so happy to hear, they want me to go in with my dress for a fitting in 4 months to see if it needs changing and the woman was so understanding i may be able to exchange for the smaller size - your all so lovely! Hugs! Xxx
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    • Flossie
      CommentAuthorFlossie
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Jan 18th 2015
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    Sorry for your loss Becca, just make sure you look after number 1 at the moment and don't let anything stress you out too much! The shop sounds fab and supportive, it will all work out in the end one way or another just try to put it out of your mind for now :) x

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    • CamilaL
      CommentAuthorCamilaL
      Got married 3 years ago
      Posted: Jan 18th 2015
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    I can't imagine what you've been through. Really sorry for you. :/
    About the dress, the girls said everything. Just give your body some time to heal and recover and in a couple of months you can try on your dress again and see how it goes. No rush needed.
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    • CharlotteE98
      CommentAuthorCharlotteE98
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Jan 18th 2015
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    So sorry for your loss :o( *hugs*

    Glad to hear that the shop is willing to help out. You've got plenty of time so you can concentrate on your recovery.

    Wishing you well xx
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    • MrsThomson2B
      CommentAuthorMrsThomson2B
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Jan 18th 2015
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    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I think the other girls have covered it. Your body has went through a huge amount in such a short space of time that it is struggling to keep up with all of those changes. However do speak with your dr to be sure that everything is ok as it isn't good to lose a large amount of weight in a short period of time. Make sure your healthy and then worry about the dress xx
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    • AmandaK74
      CommentAuthorAmandaK74
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Jan 19th 2015
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    sorry to hear about your loss, I too have been through a loss like this. However as a nurse I too know it is not healthy to loose alot of weight in quick successions. if your too worried I would seek medical advice from your GP.
    on another note it should not be too hard to get a seamstress to sort your dress.
    Take care and I wish you well both you and your H2B X

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    • Elinor Claire
      CommentAuthorElinor Claire
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Jan 19th 2015
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    I'm so sorry about the loss of your baby. I should think the dress will be able to be taken in, but make sure your weight has stabilised before you get it altered, so it doesn't need altering twice. My dress was a size 14 sample, and was too big even when I bought it, and then I lost weight and was a size 8. A seamstress will easily be able to take the dress in; it's a lot easier to do that than to make it bigger.

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    • lala "mod" bunni
      CommentAuthorlala "mod" bunni
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Jan 20th 2015
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    hun ...why are you even stressing about fitting in anything , you body has been through something major , get out walking ,get some sun on your face and accept all the hugs we are sending you

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    • Becca
      CommentAuthorBecca
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Feb 1st 2015
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    thank you for the lovely comments and *hugs* received - I've spoken to a seamstress and we have arranged a date just after summer to see what I'm like in the dress - all this wedding planning has brought some normality into my life, i especially love the wine tasters at venues! xx
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    • Donna2501
      CommentAuthorDonna2501
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Feb 2nd 2015
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    Big hugs sweetie and I hope you have a speedy recovery mentally and physically xx your dress shop sound great so no need to add stress to your life, just look after yourself xxx

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    • Glitterfairy
      CommentAuthorGlitterfairy
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Feb 2nd 2015
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    SOrry to hear of what you are going through, naturally at a time like you are going to lose weight. Hopefully your seamstress can do something with it so you don't need to get a new one.

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